AZ HSI Summit

The AZ HSI Summit is an in-person conference for faculty, staff, administrators, students, and community partners to (1) showcase and exchange evidence-based practices that are effectively and intentionally supporting Latinx students, (2) build capacity among faculty & staff to teach and lead at HSIs, and (3) create opportunities for networking and community building across AZ HSIs and Emerging HSIs. The third annual AZ HSI Summit will take place at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff, AZ on October 4, 2024. Take a look at our 2023 AZ HSI Summit video below! 

2023 Session Program Description

2023 Session Material

2023 Summit Executive Summary

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

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We are pleased to have a committee compromised of dedicated professionals from across Arizona. 

Co-Chairs:

  • Hilda Ladner, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, Northern Arizona University
  • Michel Contreras, Administrative Specialist Senior, Maricopa Community Colleges

Committee Members

  • Cinthia Alvarez, Director of Nursing, Arizona Western College     
  • Maria Ayon, Dean of Students and Community Engagement, Mohave Community College Lake Havasu Campus    
  • Rocio Cruz, Disability Services Director (HSI Committee Chair), Cochise College
  • Yolanda Gonzales, Program Manager, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Pima Community College
  • JMichael Cruz, Assistant Director of the Student Service Center, Northern Arizona University
  • Nancy Navarro, Program Manager,  Office of Leadership & Engagement. Northern Arizona University
  • Minerva Pargas, PhD, Chief of Staff, Estrella Mountain Community College   
  • Mikaela Figueroa, DEI Center Coordinator, GateWay Community College
  • Rocque Perez, Manager, Communications, Academic Enterprise Communications, Arizona State University
  • Edgar Soto, Vice President, Pima Community College Desert Vista and East Campus
  • Donna Lopez Martinez, Student Services Director, Maricopa Community College District
  • Brooke Moreno, Title III Project CREAR Manager, University of Arizona
  • Karla Silva, Director, Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives, University of Arizona
  • Mara Lopez, Hispanic Serving Institution Research Center Director, University of Arizona
  • Nadia Suarez, Library Office Technician, Mohave Community College
  • Marla Franco, Vice President of Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives, University of Arizona
  • Paulette Nevarez, Graduate Assistant, AZ HSI Consortium

FAQs

The 2024 AZ HSI Summit will take place at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff, AZ on October 04, 2024. 

No, there is no registration fee to attend.

More details on the 2024 AZ HSI Summit will be released soon. Please check back here in the near future for more information. 

You can now book your hotel room using our group code!

A limited amount of hotel rooms are available at the Hyatt Place Flagstaff (397 S Malpais Lane, Flagstaff, AZ 86001).

You can book here or by calling (928) 433-6930 and letting them know you will be there for the AZ HSI Summit.

 

 

A limited amount of hotel rooms are available at the Hyatt Place Flagstaff (397 S Malpais Lane, Flagstaff, AZ 86001).

You can book here or by calling (928) 433-6930 and letting them know you will be there for the AZ HSI Summit.

No, the summit will be an in-person event. We will work to gather information presented at the summit to post on our website for those who wish to learn more about the day of events.